Lakeland Conference names volleyball squad

Published 6:14 pm Tuesday, March 8, 2005

By By ERIKA PICKLES / Niles Daily Star
Nicole Cooper and Emily Whitney, both from Brandywine, have been named to the first team Lakeland All-Conference Volleyball Team.
Ashley Antus, also of Brandywine, was an Honorable Mention selection.
Katie Tuohy of Brandywine and Jaclyn Mummaw of Buchanan were named to the second team Lakeland All-Conference Team.
Other girls named to the first team were Ann Balsis, Coloma; Hannah Barrett, Coloma; Kachina Blackamore, Coloma; Jenny Malm, Bridgman and Ashley Pagel, Berrien Springs.
Girls named to the second team were Christine Drach, Berrien Springs; Jessica Frucci, Cassopolis; Monica Groen, River Valley and Shelley Roberts, Edwardsburg.
Honorable Mentions were Sarah Eber, Coloma; Kristina Gonzalez, Berrien Springs and Andrea O'Dell, Berrien Springs.
The Coach of the Year award went to Vince Strefling of Coloma.
The Bobcats lost to Watervliet in the final game of districts two weeks ago.
Buchanan lost in the semifinal round of districts and ended its season with an overall 44-50 record.
All five athletes are seniors at their high schools.